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Vichy OB in Indo-China, 1940-1945

Higher headquaters

Division du Tonkin
   1st Brigade (Haiphong)
   2nd Brigade (Hanoi)
   3rd Brigade (Dap Cau)
   Sub-Division Lang Son
   Sub-Division Lao Kay
   1st Military Territory (Moncay)
   2nd Military Territory (Cao Bang)
   3rd Military Territory (Hagiang)
   4th Military Territory (Lai Chau)
   5th Military Territory (Phong Saly)

Brigade d'Annam - Laos

Division de Conchinchine - Cambodge
   Group Cochinchine
   Group Cambodge
   Sector Cap Saint-Jacques

Units (assignment to higher HQs varies)

9th Regiment d'Infanterie Coloniale
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn (created 1944)
   Detachement motorise du Tonkin (created 1945)

10th Regiment Mixte d'Infanterie Coloniale
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn (created 1940)
   Detachement motorise d'Annam

11th Regiment d'Infanterie Coloniale
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   Detachement mecanise de Cochinchine

16th Regiment Mixte d'Infanterie Coloniale
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn (created 1944)

19th Regiment Mixte d'Infanterie Coloniale
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn

1st Regiment de Tirailleurs Tonkinois
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn
   5th bn (created 1941)
   6th bn (created 1941)

3rd Regiment de Tirailleurs Tonkinois
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn
   5th bn

4th Regiment de Tirailleurs Tonkinois
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   4th bn

Regiment de Tirailleurs Annamites
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn

Regiment de Tirailleurs Annamites - bis (created 1940)
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn

Regiment de Tirailleurs Cambodgiens
   1st bn
   2nd bn (created 1940)
   3rd bn (created 1941)

Bataillon de Tirailleurs Montagnards du Sud-Annam

5th Regiment Etrangere d'Infanterie
   1st bn
   2nd bn
   3rd bn
   Detachement motorise de la legion

4th Regiment d'Artillerie Coloniale

5th Regiment d'Artillerie Coloniale

Miscellaneous (not all available at start)

Bataillon du genie

Compagnie genie du Tonkin

Compagnie genie de Cochinchine

Compagnie de sapeurs de chemin de fer

Train blinde du Tonkin

Train blinde du Cambodge

Groupment auto Cochinchine

Sources

Hesse d'Alzon, Claude. LA PRESENCE MILITAIRE FRANCAISE EN INDOCHINE (1940-1945). Chateau de Vincennes: Publications du Service Historique de l'Armee de Terre, 1985.

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